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Claiming Magnificence

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure . . . It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.”
— Marianne Williamson

A quote by Soren Kierkegaard on Purpose and Potential —
“If I were to wish for anything, I should not wish for wealth and power, but for the passionate sense of the potential, for the eye which, ever young and ardent, sees the possible. Pleasure disappoints, possibility never. And what wine is so sparkling, what so fragrant, what so intoxicating as possibility!”
― Either/Or: A Fragment of Life

As I start 2018, with no job, plodding through group therapy, and a troubled outlook with life, from the bottom looking up, I catch a glimmer of potential and possibilities. Who knows what this year can bring, but I hopefully shall meet it with an ardent spirit.

Only in God’s grace.

What would Jesus say?

During the last week of August 2017, the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood released The Nashville Statement, a Christian doctrinal missive on modern sexuality. Since its release, there has been much discussion on the subject. In response there have been several documents written in response of stronger LGBT inclusion. A group of young, progressive Christian leaders wrote their response in the form of Christians United Statement on LGBT inclusion. Continue reading What would Jesus say?